Clear Quartz Healing Crystals meanings and properties…
Clear Quartz helps people to be released from the past in order to ‘move on’. It amplifies and transforms energy and as such is a very powerful tool for both healing and magical purposes.
Clear Quartz is linked with the Crown Chakra but may be used to amplify and align all Chakras.
This clear Crystal can give physical help in treating vertigo, chronic fatigue; arthritis; fibromyalgia and intestinal problems.
It is also said to give general pain relief and improve strength and stamina.
Clear Quartz is connected with all of the Elements of Fire, Air, Earth and Water and all the directions of South, East, North and West. The Fool Tarot card is also linked with this stone.
Magical purposes for use in rituals and Spell work associated with Clear Quartz are manifestation. It increases the power of anything that it is placed near to, and thus is also helpful in recharging other stones, increasing the potency of herbs and enhancing all spell work. It amplifies all other magic workings.
Its other main usage for magical workings is in enhancing Psychic ability, Channelling and Scrying.
I use Clear Quartz in the Spells I cast including Cleansing Spells and Protection Spells.
The Quartz Crystal is said to be the connection between the physical dimension and the dimensions of the mind and as such is ideal for meditation.
For meditation purposes Clear Quartz encourages focus and concentration. It is ideal for spiritual development and heightened consciousness.
Clear Quartz is also an ‘Angel Crystal’ and helps you connect more powerfully to connect to your own Angels and Guides making communication with them easier.
Myth, Legend and Folklore
Almost every ancient culture has revered and valued Quartz. The ancient Greeks believed Quartz was actually water from the heavens that was frozen into eternal ice by the gods. The word ‘crystal’ derives from the Greek word "krystallos" meaning ‘ice’.
In Australian Aboriginal mythology, Quartz is the most common substance identified with their mystical substance called maban. Maban is said to be the material from which wise men obtain their magical powers.
The Aborigines used the crystals to invoke rain, as did some Native American tribes.
A ‘cure all’ therapy practised by the ancient Celts was to place nine small Quartz crystals in water, bring to the boil and allow to cool. The enhanced water was to be drunk over nine consecutive days.
Clear Quartz is any Quartz crystal or cluster that is clear in colour. Quartz is the most common mineral found on the face of the earth and occurs in all environments and all rock types - sedimentary, metamorphic or igneous. It has a hardness of 7.
It is found in many areas of the world but mainly in Africa, Brazil, and USA.